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Thursday, August 09, 2007

New Friesland ships: the Oostergo

On the 8th, I received a document with dimensions of the new Friesland ships. The document dates from early 1654. One of the entries is for the new ship Oostergo:
the ship Oostergo

Length:  140ft
Beam:     36ft
Hold:     14-1/2ft
between decks: 7-1/2ft

Crew: 200 sailors: 28 officers and 172 men
       50 land soldiers

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